|Meet Your Federal Government|
Reviews the structure and function of the federal government, as seen through the eyes of a high-school senior. Explains the nature and functions of each of the three main branches and the system of checks and balances.
Downloads: 2,558 (3 reviews)
Presents nature of meaning of democracy; develops keen appreciation for meaning of democracy by analyzing 4 major concepts on which exists substantial body of general agreement. Points out that true democracy is characterized by at least 2 signs. This is the companion film to Despotism which is located in the Prelinger Archive section. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Downloads: 20,988 (2 reviews)
|Laboratory Diagnosis of Rabies, The|
Downloads: 3,585 (2 reviews)
|Formations - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Defensive driving film explaining the importance of awareness of surrounding vehicles.
Keywords: Safety: Driving; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 4,102 (2 reviews)
|Trichinosis - University of Iowa|
Shows how trichinosis infestation occurs. Describes the preparation of microscope slide specimens and, through photomicrographic sequences, the life history of the parasite. CONTENT ADVISORY: Distasteful scenes of infested animals.
Keywords: Health and hygiene; Animals: Pigs; Veterinary medicine: Trichinosis
Downloads: 5,228 (3 reviews)
|Foundation Foods - Avis Films|
Downloads: 170,835 (2 reviews)
|Romance of a Lemon - Castle Films|
Elegy to the sour fruit: how it's farmed and how it's used, with some unusual applications.
Keywords: Agriculture: Citrus; California: History and culture
Downloads: 4,133 (3 reviews)
|Surprise For Jean - John W. Barnes and Gordon Weisenborn.|
Jean's mother plans a surprise party for Jean on her sixth birthday. While Jean and Frank are on an errand, Jean's friends come, hide and surprise her when she gets back. Associate Producers: John W. Barnes and Gordon Weisenborn. In collaboration with Willard Abraham, Ph.D., Roosevelt College. From the Primary Reading series.
Keywords: need keyword
Downloads: 3,669 (3 reviews)
|We Use Power|
Uses small models to explain how power is generated to run machines.
Keywords: need keyword
Downloads: 2,669 (3 reviews)
|Goodbye, Mr. Roach - Clemson College Extension Service|
Detailed film about cockroaches, their habits and methods of extermination, with a harrowing sequence of roach nymphs hatching.
Keywords: Insects; Poisons: Pesticides
Downloads: 9,504 (4 reviews)
|Goodbye, Mrs. Ant - University of Georgia, Agricultural Extension Service|
The life cycle and habits of the ant, and how to control and exterminate them with insecticides. Begins with a wonderful sequence in which we hear ants screaming "We're hungry! We're hungry!"
Keywords: Insects; Health and hygiene; Poisons: Insecticides
Downloads: 8,987 (4 reviews)
|Helicopter, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films|
Theory, operation and utility of helicopters.
Keywords: Aviation: Helicopters
Downloads: 14,289 (3 reviews)
|Fire - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films|
The benefits and dangers of fire.
Keywords: Fire; Chemistry; cbk
Downloads: 7,869 (3 reviews)
|Police Dogs In Action - Lee C. Garrison|
A profile of Police Dogs, how they are trained, and what happens when they are off the job.
Downloads: 8,450 (3 reviews)
|Tear Gas Demo|
0628 PA8755 [Tear Gas Demo]
Downloads: 3,819 (5 reviews)
|Special Delivery - Safety Enterprises Corporation|
How Superior Coach Co. school buses move children safely to and from school, told through the experience of Mickey Miller, who is just a bit too young to ride the bus to school and yearns to do so. Dramatic film in Ektachrome which uses closeups well. School bus driver: John Butler (police chief of Mansfield, Ohio, where this film was produced).
Keywords: Children: Psychology; Transportation: Buses: School buses; Safety: School buses
Downloads: 5,591 (4 reviews)
|Kitty Cleans Up|
This film uses a childs curiosity about animals to convey its messages. Young Helen learns that she cleans herself just like her cat Kitty does. Unfortunately, Helen doesnt pick up on the fact the Kitty doesn't like to be groped by a room full of grimy school children. Films featuring animals and young children are usually as torturous to watch, as they were to make. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: personal hygiene
Downloads: 4,725 (4 reviews)
|Max Fleischer News Sketches|
Humorous "sketches" of human interest stories by Max Fleischer, who headed Handy's animation department in the mid 1940s and 1950s.
Keywords: need keyword
Downloads: 9,106 (5 reviews)
|Safety with Animals|
Shows how to approach and handle animals, both wild and domestic, with an emphasis on dogs and horses. Surveys the general field of safety around animals pointing out the need for knowledge and skill, the dangers in handling wild animals and how to handle trained animals. Filmmakers seems to torment both kids and animals in the process of making this film. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: kids and kritters; kids in peril
Downloads: 6,117 (3 reviews)
Keywords: Motion Pictures: Government; Sexual Harrassment; Social Guidance
Downloads: 6,587 (4 reviews)
|Six Murderous Beliefs|
Downloads: 4,764 (6 reviews)
|Hare and the Tortoise, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films|
Dramatized version of Aesop's fable starring farm animals, including an owl, a fox, a goose, a rooster, a raccoon and a hare.
Keywords: Animals: General; Mythology
Downloads: 20,747 (5 reviews)
|Murder on the Screen - Eastman Kodak Co.|
Tracking down those responsible for damaging motion picture film.
Keywords: Motion pictures: Conservation
Downloads: 4,970 (6 reviews)
|Penwiper, The - Sunn (Joseph)|
Mud animation by pioneer San Francisco Chinese American animator Joseph Sunn. From the "Ralph Wolfe's Mud Stuff" series.
Keywords: Animation: Mud; Chinese Americans; Animation: Stop-motion
Downloads: 7,532 (7 reviews)
|Choosing a Classroom Film - McGraw-Hill Films|
Illustrates the purposes of educational films and the standards by which to appraise them.
Keywords: Motion pictures: In education
Downloads: 5,768 (6 reviews)
|Three Little Kittens - ERPI Classroom Films, Inc.|
Story of three little kittens from shortly after the time they are born until they are old enough to "work" on the farm where they live.
Keywords: Animals: Cats; Agriculture: Farms and farming
Downloads: 15,223 (8 reviews)
|Emergency Exit Promo|
Short Movie Theater Ad advising to look for nearest Emergency exit.
Keywords: Motion Pictures: Public Announcements
Downloads: 4,491 (6 reviews)
|How Much? - Calvin|
Goof on industrial film production.
Keywords: Motion pictures: Production; Motion pictures: Sponsored
Downloads: 4,749 (5 reviews)
|Safest Place, The - Handy (Jam) Organization|
How the automobile is the safest place a person can be.
Keywords: Safety: Automotive; Safety
Downloads: 6,164 (6 reviews)
|Meat - From Range To Market|
Gives an overview of the meat industry, including methods of inspection methods of cutting and packaging meats and uses of by-products. Includes beautiful assembly line footage of different aspects of meat processing. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: meat; assembly line
Downloads: 6,519 (6 reviews)
|Moment of Decision - Sid Davis|
Tells the story of four boys who are faced with a decision--whether or not to steal a car and take a joy ride. Shows that even though a boy's decision may be colored by his background, the responsibility is his.
Downloads: 4,987 (6 reviews)
|Bird Dogs - Pictorial Films|
Hunting with specially-trained bird dogs.
Keywords: Animals: Dogs; Hunting
Downloads: 8,848 (5 reviews)
|Table Manners - Christy Associates, Inc.|
Emily Post narrates this traditionally minded film.
Keywords: Social guidance: Etiquette; Post, Emily
Downloads: 10,315 (6 reviews)
|Safeguarding Military Information - Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences|
Loose lips sink ships.
Keywords: World War II: Homefront
Downloads: 7,245 (6 reviews)
An older employee responds appropriately when he is told that the big promotion is going to a younger, more educated employee. Heres another film in the Calvin management series that provides no answers, but lets you decide which is the best way not to promote the old guy. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: workplace politics
Downloads: 3,021 (5 reviews)
|Relaxed Wife, The - On Film, Inc.|
Remarkable, surreal industrial film promoting "Atarax," a tranquilizer, and asserting how "ataraxic medicines" can help us all to achieve the relaxed state we long for. Created by Coni Johnston, Mel London, Joseph Cole, Bert Spielvogel, Tracy Ward (a pseudonym for Virginia Bell) and by Rune Hagman, Delores Phox, Jeanne Sharp, Dick Brophy, M. Opelle, Herb Hagens.
Keywords: Psychology; Pharmaceutical industry; Medicine: Psychiatry
Downloads: 36,602 (9 reviews)
|Just Imagine - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Animated character "Tommy Telephone" produces a telephone by assembling 433 separate parts.
Keywords: Animation: Stop-motion; Communication: Telephone; Animation: Advertising
Downloads: 21,272 (5 reviews)
|Among Your Souvenirs|
Portrays the menace foreign plant and animal pests present to U S Agriculture and Public Health. Shows how tourists unwittingly bring serious foreign pests into the United States in innocent looking items. Depicts Inspections carried on to stop these invasions. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: tourists; souvenirs; government
Downloads: 1,980 (4 reviews)
|What's The Big Hurry?|
Keywords: need meta
Downloads: 5,349 (7 reviews)
|I Like Bikes...|
This quirky film educates young drivers to try to share the road with bicyclists. We follow the growth of Lisa from a pig-tailed bicyclist to a teen driver who now must tolerate unpredictable bike-riders. GM likes bikes too! It's narrated by Jim Stringer - who did much of the music for Centron Films in the late 1970s and 1980s. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: driver education; traffic safety
Downloads: 9,583 (8 reviews)
|Your Chance to Live: Earthwatch - Screenscope|
Presents the story of a teenage couple caught in the tragic path of a Tsunami as a means of explaining the nature of earthquakes and the consequences of their power.
Keywords: Earthquakes; Tsunamis; Civil defense
Downloads: 9,110 (7 reviews)
|Your Thrift Habits - Coronet Instructional Films|
Modern-day moral tale resembling Ben Franklin's autobiography.
Keywords: Social guidance; Morality; Economics
Downloads: 7,154 (8 reviews)
While trying to address the problems of gossip in the workplace, this film does an excellent job of offending everyone involved the overreacting manager, the nosey secretary and the chattering female grapevine participants. Shown to audiences nowadays, you can see folks flinch every time a female employee is referred to as a "girl." To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: workplace politics
Downloads: 8,969 (7 reviews)
We learn about bus safety from a young girl who is a self-professed "Bus Nut." Emphasizes the danger of horseplay while waiting for a school bus, the dangers of running in front of a school bus without clear signal from the bus driver, and the correct way to enter a school bus. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: school bus society
Downloads: 4,378 (7 reviews)
|Ulcer at Work - Dwight Swain|
Excellent noir-type film about pressures facing a white-collar worker whose ulcer drives him to psychological extremes.
Keywords: Mental health; Ulcers; Motion pictures: Film noir
Downloads: 14,953 (8 reviews)
|Live and Learn|
Downloads: 5,617 (10 reviews)
|Facing Reality - Knickerbocker Productions|
Surreal presentation of the common ways in which people escape from reality -- daydreaming, identification, suppression and malingering.
Downloads: 11,665 (8 reviews)
|Tribune-American Dream Picture - Oakland Tribune-American|
Astonishing film sponsored by a newspaper which held a contest for the most unusual dream and then made it into a short film. A woman dreams of losing her baby, rowing across San Francisco Bay and finding her child in an unusual place.
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland; Dreams; Surrealism
Downloads: 19,981 (11 reviews)
|Easier Way, The - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Presents the case for motion study in the workplace and advises supervisors on how to convince skeptics that it is a good thing.
Keywords: Time and motion study; Gender roles
Downloads: 6,352 (7 reviews)
Made for home economics class, this is a primer on sensible food shopping. We learn to read canned food labels and get a glimpse at the mysterious grading system for various foods (and may understand why food grades are no longer advertised unless they are Grade A). Many of this films messages are still poignant today, especially since supermarkets are designed to encourage impulse buying. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: home economics
Downloads: 22,848 (7 reviews)